John Emmerson Research Fellowship

State Library Victoria welcomes applications for the John Emmerson Research Fellowship for a project on Britain in the early modern period. You’ll have access to the John Emmerson Collection, which comprises more than 5000 books and pamphlets from the 15th to 18th centuries, with a focus on the period of the Stuarts and the English Civil Wars. 

The fellowship is open to Australian and international applicants. It offers $15,000 AUD, a research office for 12 months, and access to both the collection and its specialist curators. Please find more information and the application portal here:

There is general information and FAQs about the Library’s Fellowships here:

Applications close at 5pm Australian Eastern Daylight Savings time on Tuesday 26 March 2024

Dr Anna Welch, Principal Collection Curator, can be contacted by prospective applicants with questions about this opportunity: